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As I continue talking about the myriad of benefits of detoxing, one of those is improved hydration, because detox programs always encourage you to improve your water intake, which in turn lowers your frequency of headaches.

About the Host:

Melissa is an Integrative Health Practitioner and Master Practitioner in NLP and Timeline Therapy and a Board Designated Hypnotherapy Teacher Trainer, helping people get to the root cause of their health issues and then get lasting results. Melissa neither diagnoses nor cures but helps bring your body back into balance by helping discover your “toxic load” and then removing the toxins. Melissa offers functional medicine lab testing that helps you “see inside” to know exactly what is going on, and then provides a personalized wellness protocol using natural herbs and supplements.  Melissa’s business is 100% virtual – the lab tests are mailed directly to your home and she specializes in holding your hand and guiding the way to healing so that you don’t have to figure it all out on your own.

Melissa is the winner of the 2021 & 2022 Quality Care Award by Business From The Heart and is also the recipient of the Alignable “Local Business Person of the Year “Award 2022 for Whistler.

Melissa has been featured at a number of Health & Wellness Summits, such as the Health, Wealth & Wisdom Summit, The Power To Profit Summit, The Feel Fan-freaking-tas-tic Summit, the Aim Higher Summit and many more! She has also guested on over 60 different podcasts teaching people about the importance of prioritizing our health and how to get started.

 

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Melissa Deally:

Welcome back to another episode of HelloFax as I continue talking about the myriad of benefits of detoxing, and one of those is improved hydration, because detox programs always encourage you to improve your water intake. And this then promotes hydration and improve cellular function. And in fact, during a detox, it's recommended that you drink two thirds of your body weight in water, versus normally you would drink 50% of your body weight in water. And so what I mean by that is if you weigh 150 pounds regularly, you would drink 75 ounces of water in a day, because half of 150 is 75 pounds. And that translates to 75 ounces of water as your average level of hydration that you want to take in. However, during a detox because we want to be flushing those toxins out of the body, we increase it to two thirds of your body weight. So that now becomes 100 pounds, and therefore 100 ounces. And if you want to know more about hydration, I did a whole series on hydration from Episode 379, right through to episodes 390. And so tune into those if you'd like to learn more about all the benefits of hydration, because there are many. And another benefit of detoxing is it really alleviates headaches. So if you're someone that gets headaches regularly, and that used to be me, and now I don't get them very often at all. And when I do, the first thing I do is have I hydrated enough. Previously, it was because of the toxins in my body that was triggering headaches all the time. Because those toxins create inflammation. And when we get those toxins out, we reduce that inflammation. And that can alleviate headaches, and migraines as can the increased hydration that is recommended during a detox and therefore you have more focus on that hydration than you normally do. And when you get enough hydration, your head is happier, your head is largely made up of water and fat. And when it doesn't get enough water, it kind of starts to dry up and tighten up and that triggers a headache. So those are two more fabulous benefits of detoxing. And if you'd like to know more, feel free to reach out Melissa at your guided health journey.com or simply go to my website, your guided health journey.com and click on the training button and you will find my detox program. It's a self guided program. Everything you need you do communicate with me throughout. So you are supported. You're not doing this on your own and you can absolutely be successful and you will be so happy when you get to the end of it. Not only because you're at the end of it, but also because of how you are feeling and that's what truly matters.